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Event Details

  • 01/01/2013

    Location: Lincoln Memorial | Map Time: 10:00 AM Fee Information: free

Activities take place at the Lincoln Memorial unless otherwise noted.

JUNIOR RANGER ACTIVITIES.
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Learn about the Emancipation Proclamation through Junior Ranger worksheets, activities,and
Civil War military drill.
Ranger Jeff Jones (202) 329-2238.


LET FREEDOM RING!
Ranger Talk and Bell Ringing.
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
For the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, bells will ring in celebration in Washington, D.C., just as they did in 1863. There will be a reading of the Emancipation Proclamation and living history attire. Learn about African-Americans' fight for freedom.
Old Post Office Tower-Ben Franklin statue.
Shunda Yates (202) 606-8691.


NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN VIEWS OF THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION THROUGH IMAGES
Ranger Talk, 11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
The Emancipation Proclamation was viewed differently by each side in the Civil War.This program is designed to highlight those views.
Edward Fleming (240) 375-5904.


NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN VIEWS OF THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION THROUGH IMAGES
Ranger Talk, 1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
The Emancipation Proclamation was viewed differently by each side in the Civil War. This program is designed to highlight those views.
Edward Fleming (240) 375-5904.


CONCERT

Patriotic Music. 2:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M.
The U.S. Army will bring in a musical celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation that freed three million slaves 150 years ago!
Supervisory Ranger Rebecca Karcher (202) 359-1534.


THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION: THE DRAMA
3:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
The events of January 1st, 1863, through eye witness accounts from Washington, the North and the South (with Nation Mall Living History Performers.)
Ranger Jan Buerger (202) 497-1397


SIGN THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION.
4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Living History Program.
Sign the Emancipation Proclamation with a period pen. Learn from Ranger in period clothing about the events of January 1st, 1863.
Ranger Mike Rose (202) 438-9667.


THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION: A TALK
5:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
150 years ago, Lincoln issued one of the truly important documents in American history. Hear all about it.
Ranger Jan Buerger (202) 497-1397


1863: THE REBIRTH OF A NATION
Ranger Talk, 7:00 p.m-7:30 p.m.
Learn how some perceived January 1st 1863 the effective date of the Emancipation Proclamation as the renewal of the nation in a day; who thought so; and what the proclamation would mean in actuality.
Jan Buerger (202) 497-1397.